Cooperation: ENGIE trusts in PV solutions from IBC SOLAR for Switzerland

Solar system service provider supplies photovoltaic components and services which focus on turnkey energy solutions for private and commercial customers

Bad Staffelstein/Zurich 8. December 2016 – IBC SOLAR AG, a global leader in photovoltaic (PV) systems and energy storage, will cooperate in Switzerland with ENGIE, one of the main providers of energy solutions and building technology, in future. The solar specialist from Bad Staffelstein will support its new Swiss partner by providing energy solutions combined with photovoltaic in future and will supply them with high-quality solar components of its own brand, among other things.

The main benefit of ENGIE’s services for its private and commercial customers is the complete assumption of all work processes from the planning and commissioning of a customised solution to the enhancement of energy efficiency in buildings. Depending on the application, various technologies can be used: heat pumps, heating systems or photovoltaics, or additionally in combination with other technologies. All photovoltaic components and corresponding services will be provided by IBC SOLAR in future. “Photovoltaics is the perfect addition to our range of services for environmentally friendly and energy-efficient solutions,” explains Wolfgang Schwarzenbacher, CEO of ENGIE Services AG. “This means that a photovoltaic system can be used, for example, to generate electricity for the heat pump or hot water preparation. We are therefore pleased to be able to offer our private and commercial customers environmentally friendly and economical PV solutions with the support of IBC SOLAR.”

High quality standards as a requirement
It is essential that the partners of the Swiss energy expert offer especially high quality standards as the customers confide and rely on a single contact. IBC SOLAR meets these standards through the high quality of its own brands – the IBC SOLAR module line and the IBC TopFix and IBC AeroFix mounting systems. The portfolio is supplemented by a wide range of products from other renowned manufacturers. As a partner, IBC SOLAR guarantees continuous quality assurance and, in addition to handling the logistics, ENGIE also takes responsibility for training courses, system designs and offers assistance with mounting through qualified personnel from its own partner network if necessary.

IBC SOLAR offers energy suppliers and providers customised solar power business models for energy solutions. The cooperation with one of the largest Swiss companies in this sector also shows the growing significance of photovoltaics for the Swiss energy industry.